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Brand new: Mary Schamehorn - As I See It
Disaster prep for the rest of us: Generator Time
Oregon cleans up at America’s most prestigious beer competition
Oregon moves to protect wine from false out-of-state labels
Alpaca mom rescues baby from cougar attack
Umpqua Community College educates future truck drivers
UK to call for third of world's oceans to be protected
Driver rescues baby crawling across busy road
Mosquitoes force high-speed chase suspect to surrender
Rough waters for California's not so public beaches
Mother drives off leaving toddler in shopping cart
Dog stuffed into trash bin dies; owner arrested
Quiz: Match the arrestee with their alleged crime
Cruise on the river with the Fun Sway and Capt. K
How to stay safe when the 'Big One' comes
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Bandon's rain year is Oct 01 thru Sep 30
Detailed weather history data & graphs
Ten day weather forecast

Tsunami info      Flood hazard map      Tsunami evacuation map

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A typical day in Bandon



A Bandon postcard from Mongo's collection postmarked 1935

Photo submitted by Charles S

Bandon photo submitted by Kathe M

Bandon photo submitted by Kathleen M

Bandon photo (Lily & Sophie) submitted by Ben & Shelly

Bandon photo submitted by Richard U

Ask the Car Psychic
car psychic
the car psychic can be followed on facebook

Dear Car Psychic: I've got an 2007 RX350 and it shakes sometimes going 80mph when I'm turning the wheel. Do you have any insight? I'm changing the differential fluid Sunday. What should I look for?

Car Psychic: My first suspect would be the front axle inner cv joint because excessive wear causes vibration on throttle at higher speeds.

Mongo's song pick of the day: Beach Boys - 'Surfer Girl'

Tide Table

Mongo's art pick of the week: 'Devil's Kitchen', oil, by Kathleen Morey Bailey, Art By The Sea Gallery

joke of the day
Waiter: "Tea or coffee, gentlemen?"
1st customer: "I'll have tea."
2nd customer: "Me, too - and be sure the glass is clean!"
(Waiter exits, returns)
Waiter: "Two teas. Which one asked for the clean glass?"

Grilled Cheese Bacon Burger at Billy Smoothboars

Gary at Billy Smoothboars

Bebe Bardot
'Ruby Red Pickup Truck' by Bebe Bardot

Video: How smoked salmon is made

mongo and minga



Future events
Sep 26, Downtown Coos Bay Farmers Market
Sep 26, Music On The Bay presents 'Blair Crimmins and the Hookers', Mingus Park, Coos Bay
Sep 27, Planning Commission meeting, the agenda
Sep 28,29 Old Town Marketplace Farmers Market
Sep 29, SOLVE beach cleanup
Sep 29, Bandon Crossings Golf Scramble
Sep 29, Rotary Wine & Cheese Extravaganza
Sep 29, 'Winged Sprint Car Championship Night' at Coos Bay Speedway
Sep 30, Community paddle on Coquille River Water Trail
Oct 05, Downtown Coos Bay Wine Walk
Oct 05-07, Oregon Coast Film Festival, Egyptian Theatre
Oct 06, Charleston Salmon Run & Crab Walk
Oct 06, Octoberfish Festival in Charleston
Oct 06, Sunset labyrinth in Florence
Oct 06, Live music at the Langlois Cheese Factory: 'Super Saturated Sugar Strings'
Oct 07, Tahkenitch Dunes & Threemile Lake Trails hikes w/South Coast Striders
Oct 07, The Gaels to present 'Bandon Burns!' at the Sprague
Oct 08, Film Night at the Library: 'Dr. Strangelove', 1964
Oct 11, Live music at the Liberty Theatre, North Bend: The Jacob Jolliff Band
Oct 19, 'Alive After Five' wine walk in Old Town
Oct 19-21,26-31, Haunted House in Brookings by Chetco Pelican Players
Oct 20, Fall migration birding at Millicoma Marsh Trail
Oct 20, 'Curry Contra Dances' at Sixes Grange
Oct 27, Kayaking the Estuary, South Slough
Oct 31, Coos Bay Downtown Trick or Treat & Trunk or Treat
Nov 22-Dec 31, Christmas lights at Shore Acres
Nov 23-24, Free fishing days in Oregon
Dec 08,09,15,16, Marlo Dance Studio presents 'The Nutcracker' in the Sprague

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